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Salmon Salad

This easy salmon salad is made with canned salmon, red onion, celery, fresh dill and Greek yogurt instead of mayo. It's loaded with flavor and perfect for meal prep.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salmon salad
Servings: 2


  • 2 6 oz cans of salmon drained (I used Wild Planet)
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 stalk diced celery about 1/4 cup
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  • Add drained salmon, yogurt, chopped celery, diced onion, dil, mustard, lemon juice, pepper and salt into a large bowl. Mix to combine, breaking up any large chunks of salmon meat.
    Ingredients for salmon salad in a bowl.
  • Enjoy right away or chill before serving. Serve with crackers for a snack or appetizer, on bread or a wrap for a sandwich or over a bed of greens.


Serving: 1/2 recipe | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 685mg | Potassium: 1003mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g